The Dog Snatcher Audiobook

The Dog Snatcher Audiobook

Recognized as premier fiction for kids--winner of a Purple Butterfly award, and named a 2023 finalist for the prestigious Selah Awards. For ages 8-11.

Eleven-year-old Jake is amazed to find a strange silver key at the end of his suburban driveway.  Then a teenage boy kidnaps the family dog and vanishes. Jake and his twin Ava are determined to find their dog, and soon they use the key to seek help in--of all places--a clock shop.

This clock shop travels through time and space, piloted by a 700-year-old Swiss alchemist. But the dog snatcher isn’t easy to catch. He’s a centuries-old alchemist too.

An illustrated family-friendly story full of surprises, including a trip to France in 1680. Containing 18 illustrations. Lexile® reading level 550L.


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About the Book

Jake and Ava, age 11, search for their kidnapped dog, now lost in time. They aren’t doing it alone–they have the help of a 700-year-old alchemist from the Guardians of Time Guild.

“Ever since my son has read that book he is wanting to read more. (Smiley face) I am so grateful.”–Mrs. Kennedy.

“A wholesome romp through time, and readers learn a little history about Vienna and Lyon along the way.” —Author of the Andi Carter books, Susan K. Marlow.

“This is a fun journey of laughter and learning. The mystery includes a pirate key, an ancient clock shop, forgiveness, truth, new friends and family ties that warm the heart.”—Azalea Dabill, author.

“I really think it’s a great book. It’s interesting and definitely engaging.”—E.S., age 10.

Series: Guardians of Time chapter book series, Book 1
Genres: Chapter Book age 8-11, Time travel fantasy
Tag: Recommended Books
Publisher: Motherboard Books
Publication Year: 2023
Format: Audiobook
Length: 2 hours
Narrator: Keith A. Robinson
Illustrator: Katie O'Malley
ISBN: 9798368960876
List Price: 5.99
eBook Price: 4.99
Audiobook Price: 5.99
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About the Author
Phyllis Wheeler

Phyllis Wheeler, a homeschooling veteran, loves time-travel stories with a bit of fantasy thrown in. She writes award-winning books for kids that feature strong families and a moral compass.

Phyllis is the author of  the Guardians of Time chapter book series for ages 8-11 and The Long Shadow, a time-travel drama for young adult. She and her husband live in St. Louis, where she tends her milkweed garden and hopes for butterflies.

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